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The Bank of Canada has a vision to be “a leading central bank—dynamic, engaged and trusted—committed to a better Canada.” No other employer in the country offers you the unique opportunity to work at the very center of Canada’s economy, in a diverse and inclusive organization with significant impact on the economic and financial well-being of all Canadians. You will be challenged, energized and motivated to excel in an environment where we are reinventing central banking, renewing ways of doing business and reinforcing a culture of innovation.
Take a Central role
The Information Technology Services department and IT functions of the Bank more broadly, need to be positioned long-term with the organizational agility to adapt to an ambiguous future and be positioned correctly from a people, process, and technology perspective to adapt to these changing requirements.
As such, an IT digital transformation team is being established to help facilitate and coordinate the changes required to enable a Digital Central Bank and we want you to Take a Central role.
The Bank of Canada has a vision to be “a leading central bank—dynamic, engaged and trusted—committed to a better Canada.” We are reinventing central banking, renewing ways of doing business and reinforcing a culture of innovation.
To date, the Bank has made significant investments in cyber security, resilience, cloud technologies, and agile ways of working and the pace of change continues to increase. Over the next 3 years, the Bank will continue to invest in large, complex and transformative projects that will reshape the delivery of IT services.
About the position
Reporting to the Director, People Strategy and Organizational Effectiveness, the Senior Organizational Development Specialist is responsible for supporting the realization of the Information Technology Services medium term plan strategic objectives within a transformational environment using facilitation, coaching, change management, training and employee engagement. You will help define and shape the IT organization in support of the Bank’s digital future.
Your future responsibilities
Your main role will be to evaluate existing business systems, recommend improvements, anticipate organizational risks and develop mitigation strategies. You will define change management processes to improve business and people performance. You will also deploy solutions to increase employee and organizational resilience and you will identify/ implement recognition practices in support of transformation goals.
You will coach leaders to manage teams through the specifics of transformation, including leadership modelling and reinforcement of new practices or mindsets.
You will develop an on-boarding strategy that accelerates the adoption of culture, norms, and departmental / business line knowledge and advise on enhancement to the recruiting processes to be consistent with other talent management aspects.
In partnership with key stakeholders, you will lead the development of a departmental learning strategy. In addition, with the support of the Corporate Learning team, you will execute training solutions including; conception, application, follow up mechanisms. You will also develop training strategies, job training programs and professional development programs for employees and leaders.
As a subject matter expert, you will develop organizational design and development strategies based on transformation goals. You will advise on the design of roles and career paths that meet transformational goals and advise on the governance and structures.
You will partner closely with several key stakeholders including; Human Resources, ITS Change Management and ITS Business Excellence, on the people and organizational aspects of transformative environments to advise the ITS leadership team.
Your education and experience
Your knowledge and skills
English and French essential (bilingual) with a minimum starting level of functional (level 4) in second official language. Training may be provided to help reach the required level of fully functional (level 5) in second official language.
What you can expect from us
This is a great opportunity to join a leading organization and be part of a high-performing team. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package designed to meet your needs at every stage of your life and career.
For more information on key benefits, please visit www.bankofcanada.ca/careers/working-here.
We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.